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Volume 20, Number 12—December 2014
Letter

Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus, Tunisia, 2012–2013

Soufien Sghaier1, Gian Mario Cosseddu1Comments to Author , Sonia Ben Hassen, Salah Hammami, Héni Haj Ammar, Antonio Petrini, and Federica Monaco
Author affiliations: Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell’Abruzzo e del Molise G. Caporale, Teramo, Italy (G.M. Cosseddu, A. Petrini, F. Monaco); Institut de la Recherche Vétérinaire de Tunisie, Tunis, Tunisia (S. Sghaier, S. Ben Hassen); Ecole Nationale de Médecine Vétérinaire de Sidi Thabet, Sidi Thabet, Tunisia (S. Hammami); Ministère de l’Agriculture, Tunis (H. Haj Ammar)

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Phylogenetic tree showing genetic relationships among peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV) isolates. The tree was constructed on the basis of a 255-nt fragment of nucleoprotein gene of PPRV. Sequences obtained in this study are indicated by black circles. Lineages are indicated on the right. Viruses were identified by using the nomenclature of PPRV isolates (GenBank accession numbers are indicated in parentheses). Analysis was performed by using MEGA 6 software (10) and neighbor-joining (maxi

Figure. Phylogenetic tree showing genetic relationships among peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV) isolates. The tree was constructed on the basis of a 255-nt fragment of nucleoprotein gene of PPRV. Sequences obtained in this study are indicated by black circles. Lineages are indicated on the right. Viruses were identified by using the nomenclature of PPRV isolates (GenBank accession numbers are indicated in parentheses). Analysis was performed by using MEGA 6 software (10) and neighbor-joining (maximum composite likelihood) methods. Bootstrap support values >70 are shown (1,000 replicates). Scale bar indicates nucleotide substitutions per site.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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